Mittwoch, 9. August 2017

A Different Sense of Thomas Jefferson’s Library

You know that feeling when Belle from “Beauty and the Beast” walks into the beast’s library of books from around the world—the gleam in her eyes that shows you she is amazed to see so many books creatively filled with words from different languages? That is how I felt when the tour guide at the Library of Congress said, “Welcome to the Thomas Jefferson Library.” I walked around the exhibit hearing people chatting, cameras snapping and sounds of amazement. I moved closer toward the shelves. But before I could reach the books, I felt the glass case that preserves them. ... [mehr] http://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2017/08/a-different-sense-of-thomas-jeffersons-library/

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